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Glen Graham AITKEN

Regimental number4133
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address6 Queen Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Mrs E Peters, 6 Queen Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 November 1917
Miscellaneous details

There are two Embarkation Roll entries for G.G. Aitken: one under No. 4133 in the 4th Bn, 13th Reinforcement, which left Sydney on 20 December 1915; a second under No. 3579, 4th Bn, 11th Reinforcement, which left Sydney on 13 October 1915. It appears that although he enlisted on 7 August 1915, he did not sail with the 11th Reinforcement but enlisted again on 10 December 1915 and sailed on 20 December 1915 with the 13th Reinforcement.

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